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Parents of murdered mother of six say Wichita police are lying about what they knew
The Wichita Police Department lied when it said didn’t know where to find a man — wanted for violating a protective order and under investigation for pointing a gun at his wife — before he murdered her, her parents say.Starting three weeks before Randy “Rocky” Gile ran his wife, Kristin, off the roa
Man arrested for driving under the influence after hitting 2 deputies' patrol cars in Wichita
Around 7:50 a.m. the deputies' patrol cars, along with two civilian cars, were struck by a car driven by Charles Grant.
4-year-old with gunshot wound found behind Wichita McDonald’s, emergency officials say
A child with a gunshot wound was found behind a downtown Wichita McDonald’s on Wednesday afternoon, emergency officials said.A 4-year-old boy was taken to a Wichita hospital in serious condition after he was shot once in the “right flank area,” emergency crews said in scanner traffic.A dispatch supe
Family testifies on 3rd day of trial of man accused of killing Evan Brewer
WICHITA, Kan.The trial continues for a man accused of killing his girlfriend's three-year-old son.Stephen Bodine is charged with first-degree murder in the death of Evan Brewer. The boy's body was found inside a concrete structure in September of 2017.Wednesday, the third day of Bodine's trial, incl
1 critically injured in N. Wichita shooting
WICHITA, Kan.One person is critically injured in a north Wichita shooting.Sedgwick County dispatch says it happened a little after 4:40 p.m. near 10th and Topeka.Eyewitness News has a crew on scene.
Child possibly hurt in shooting in Wichita
WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) - Police are investigating after a shooting in Wichita.The shooting happened near Topeka at 10th Wednesday night around 5:oo p.m.Initial reports were that a child had possibly been shot, but police have not confirmed that information at this time.KSN is on the scene of the shoot
Firefighters respond to large fire in north Wichita
WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) - Firefighters are responding to a fire in north Wichita.Video of the area showed large black smoke billowing. The smoke has cleared quite a bit since.It is unclear where the exact location of the fire, which was initially called out as a brush fire. It is near the area of 29th
Suspect in 3 armed robberies in Wichita arrested after standoff
Capt. Brent Allred said Smith say the suspect was wanted in connection to robberies at the QuikTrip at 1532 South Seneca, Pete's Liquor at 332 West Harry, andExpress Martat 565 South Market. In each robbery, he allegedly showed the store clerks a gun and demanded money.
Wichita man killed in Reno Co. crash
The sheriff's office says the crash was discovered shortly after 8 a.m. Tuesday morning. Deputies responded to Haven Road, just south of the Arkansas River bridge, after receiving the report of a vehicle in a field.
Starlite Drive-In is no more — landmark Wichita theater ‘permanently closed’
In the email, which was forwarded to the Eagle by a Starlite employee, owner Chuck Bucinski wrote that “the theater has been in financial trouble since the digital projectors were installed.”
Wichita garlic fest was such a hit, it’s expanded to two pungent, food-filled days
October is historically the season of celebrating beer and pumpkins and bierocks.But as a couple of Wichita farmers learned last year when they put on Wichita’s fist garlic festival, people are ready to celebrate the pungent bulb any time of year.Orie’s Garlic Fest, put on by Orie’s Farm Fresh, retu
New County tag office to open in December
The Sedgwick County tag office above, at 212 W. Greenway in Derby, will close when the new E. Kellogg office opens.FILE PHOTO
Report of abuse at Wichita daycare now at center of lawsuit
The family's attorney, Richard James, says they feel like the daycare wasn't up front with them about what happened and the parents were confident they didn't drop their son off with bruises.
Wichita schools launch 'smart thermometer' program
WICHITA, Kan. - Parents of elementary students in Wichita Public Schools can get a free "smart thermometer" through a new program.The school health department is using the Lysol-sponsored Kinsa FLU-ency program that pairs a thermometer with a smartphone app. It lets parents track their child's sympt
Wichita men arrested for Ark City burglary
Two other men, identified as Martiese Ories Mullins and Jaxson Connor Reynolds, both 19 years of age, were taken into custody a short time later for similar charges.
Trailer stolen from Wichita church's parking lot
WICHITA, Kan.Wichita's East Heights United Methodist Church asks for help after someone stole its covered trailer. The church says the trailer, used to help its youth and church complete mission projects across the U.S., was stolen some time Friday (Oct. 12) from its parking lot in the 4400 block of
Wichita man killed in Reno County crash
The area was searched and authorities found the body of 38-year-old Robert Beatty, II, from Wichita.
Man points gun at officers after his ex-wife called for help, Wichita police say
At about 11:30 p.m. on Monday, a 42-year-old woman called police and reported that her ex-husband was causing a disturbance, Officer Charley Davidson said during Monday’s news briefing.
Parents sue Wichita day cares over injuries their infants, toddler received
Jacqueline Pean’s 18-month-old son attended a home day care for around six days before he inhaled a kernel of hard feed corn the owner encouraged him to play with on Oct. 4, 2017.Doctors surgically removed it from his lungs about a week later.Mitchell and Mikayla Stoll’s 9-month-old baby attended hi
Trial starts for man accused of torturing 3-year-old boy, burying body in concrete
Stephen Bodine is accusing of torturing Evan for at least two months with the help of the boy’s mother, Miranda Miller, before murdering him on May 19, 2017. The couple lived together with the boy in a rental house at 2037 S. Vine in Wichita.